I have an external Quadra D2 hd that connects through usb. It used to work allright, but it has been off for a year. Now when I start it up It shows (in W10) an icon with a drive letter, but no bar that shows the available space. Clicking on it makes Explorer hang. When I switch the HD of Explorer comes back. My event log says: 'An error was detected on device \...\DR11 during a paging operation'.
Fwiw: the led blinks and the hd purs normally. However no access.
I could try to connect it through Sata, but I have no external port available and I do not know if I can just plug it in directly on the motherboard (while using its own power).